Youth substance use in the past year was generally higher within one-parent households than within two-parent households for both mother-child and father-child pairs and were generally highest among youth in father-child pairs within one-parent households. Parent awareness of youth use of cigarettes and alcohol in the past year increased with the youth’s increasing age among both. Rates of parent awareness of youth substance use in the past year were generally higher among mothers in mother-child pairs than among fathers in father-child pairs and were generally highest among mothers in mother-child pairs within one-parent households.
Date Added: 05/15/08
Inventory #: NSDUH08-0424